Michael Rice

6:52 am
Tue April 15, 2014

Kalamazoo Superintendent Michael Rice Gets High Marks in School Board Evaluation

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Rice's compensation will be set in summer as part of district's budget
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Kalamazoo Public Schools Superintendent Michael Rice got high marks in his annual evaluation by the KPS board. In a statement issued by trustees, they commended Rice for his "exceptional progress in leading our district." Rice exceeded or met the board's expectations in the areas of general responsibilities, instructional leadership, personnel, administration, and school and community relations, the statement said.
8:56 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

KPS Superintendent Says Students Not Better Served by K-12 Funding

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In column for Bridge Magazine Michael Rice says districts have less to spend on educating students
Recently, Republicans and Democrats have been debating whether K-12 funding increased or decreased between 2010 and 2013 in the state. It's a great question for political and finance geeks. But it's the wrong question for Michigan. The question citizens and policymakers should be asking is: Are the 1.5 million Michigan public school children better served by their K-12 funding now than in 2010?
4:36 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

Kalamazoo Public Schools Announces Student TB Case

Kalamazoo Public Schools Superintendent Michael Rice speaks at a press conference Thursday about a KPS student with active TB.

About 300 students and staff from Kalamazoo Central High School can expect to undergo a skin test for tuberculosis next week. That’s because they might have been exposed to the disease by a student from Central who, Kalamazoo Public Schools confirmed today, has a case of active TB.

KPS learned about the case last Friday from a hospital treating the student, says Kalamazoo County Public Health Department Director  Linda Vail.

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8:17 am
Wed September 18, 2013

WestSouthwest: Kalamazoo School Superintendent Michael Rice

Kalamazoo School Superintendent Michael Rice
Credit Kalamazoo Public Schools

This week on WestSouthwest we speak with Kalamazoo Public School Superintendent Michael Rice. Joining us is Kalamazoo Gazette education reporter Julie Mack.

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KPS Bond Proposal
7:26 am
Wed April 24, 2013

$62-million bond proposal for Kalamazoo Schools on May 7th ballot

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Credit WMUK

Interview with KPS Superintendent Michael Rice

Voters in the Kalamazoo Public School district will vote on a $62-million bond proposal on May 7th. It would pay for various improvements at several buildings in the district. 

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